Rendering of 1120 Frankford Avenue. Credit: BLT Architects.

1120 Frankford Avenue Goes Before Civic Design Review In Fishtown

A new mixed-use development called The Frankford, which is proposed at 1120 Frankford Avenue in Fishtown, Kensington, is going before the Civic Design Review. Designed by BLT Architects and developed by US Construction, the new building will rise five stories tall. On the ground floor, there will be 7,166 square feet of commercial space. The building will yield 150 residential units, spanning 83,372 square feet of space. There will not be any car parking included with the project, but the building will offer space for 50 bicycles.

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Rendering of The Standard At Philadelphia at 119 South 31st Street. Rendering credit: CUBE 3

YIMBY Shares an Encore of Construction Photos for The Standard at Philadelphia in University City, West Philadelphia

A few days ago, Philly YIMBY shared a construction update for The Standard At Philadelphia, a 209-foot-tall, 19-story residential tower under construction at 119 South 31st Street in University CityWest Philadelphia. Designed by CUBE 3 and developed by Landmark Properties, the 362,117-square-foot structure will rise from a narrow, through-block lot stretching between South 30th and South 31st streets, and will house 280 residential units geared toward university students. Our recent visit has revealed that on-site demolition has been completed and foundation work is currently in progress. Today we share another look at the construction progress and how it affects the unusual and varied conditions that flank the site on three sides.

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5127 Duffield Street. Site plan. Credit: Ruggiero Plante Land Design via the City of Philadelphia

Permits Issued for 47-Unit Building at 5127 Duffield Street in Frankford, Northeast Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a four-story, 47-unit apartment building at 5127 Duffield Street in Frankford, Northeast Philadelphia. The development will replace an overgrown vacant lot at the southern corner of Duffield Street and Pratt Street. Designed by Ruggiero Plante Land Design, the structure will rise 38 feet tall (likely to the main roof, with possible overruns for parapets and bulkheads) and will span 36,708 square feet (or 36,205 square feet, according to the site plan), yielding an average of around 775 square feet per unit. The development will feature full sprinkling and outdoor parking for 13 cars and 16 bicycles. Permits list Gateway Court LP as the owner and Buckley Futures LLC as the contractor. The construction cost is specified at $2.15 million.

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1715 North 42nd Street. Building elevation and sections. Credit: Stuart G. Rosenberg Architects (SgRA)

Permits Issued for Six-Unit Building at 1715 North 42nd Street in East Parkside, West Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for the construction of a three-story, six-unit residential building at 1715 North 42nd Street in East Parkside (alternately the Centennial District), West Philadelphia. The development will replace a vacant lot on the east side of the block between Leidy Avenue and Viola Street, one short block south of the Centennial Commons section of Fairmount Park. Designed by Stuart G. Rosenberg Architects, PC (SgRA), the structure will span 5,080 square feet, which yields just over 800 square feet per average unit. Permits list Crownstone Real Estate LLC as the contractor and a construction cost of $280,000.

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Thomas Jefferson Specialty Care Pavilion rendering. Image via Jefferson Health

YIMBY Shares Detailed Coverage of Topping-Out Ceremony for Jefferson Specialty Care Pavilion in Market East, Center City

Earlier this month, YIMBY shared the news of topping-out of the Jefferson Specialty Care Pavilion at 1101 Chestnut Street in Market EastCenter City, one of the most prominent buildings currently rising into the Philadelphia skyline. Designed by Ennead Architects and Stantec and developed by Jefferson Health and National Real Estate Development, with LF Driscoll and Hunter Roberts Construction Group joint venture acting as contractors, the building comprises the bulk of East Market Phase 3, the final component of the mixed-use, multi-block East Market development. As of February 1st, the steel-framed structure has officially reached its final height of 364 feet and 23 stories (19 stories if excluding mechanical floors). The $762 million medical facility will be the single largest real estate investment in Jefferson’s nearly 200-year history and will offer ample cutting-edge equipment. Today YIMBY offers a detailed overview of the momentous event.

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